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Old 03-27-2004, 02:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just recently built my computer, but all I have is a CPU heatsink in their and the PSU fan. All of the sudden the computer has been running slower, just wondering if I could have overheated the cpu, or it was a side effect of all my problems with the blaster bug. any ideas why its running slow?

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Old 03-27-2004, 03:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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do you have any idea what the temperatures are?

Also, whats your set-up like? (mobo, video card...)

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Old 03-27-2004, 04:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I think it is always a smart idea to cool your cpu somehow. I think it always heads off a few problems personally.

Then again, if it isn't running too hot the problem could be something else.
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Old 03-27-2004, 06:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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ok if your computer is a Pentium II u ned a CPU fan. U need a CPU fan NO MATTER WHAT. If you dont u will burn ur CPU out and then u will need to get another one. It doesen't matter if you have 15 fans in it and no CPU fan, u need one.
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